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'Space Raiders' (NGC) Announced

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 1:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Video Game publisher Mastiff announced today that they will release Space Raiders, the first true 3D sequel to Taito’s arcade classic, Space Invaders. Space Raiders was developed by Taito, the company that first unleashed hordes of unstoppable aliens way back in 1978 and is exclusively for the GameCube. Space Raiders will ship April six with a $19.99 suggested retail price.

'Battlefield Vietnam' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 12:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Electronic Arts announced that Battlefield Vietnam has today begun to ship to retail outlets. Battlefield Vietnam, like its brethren Battlefield games, allows players to join forces on teams in games with up to 64 players over the Internet. With the release of Battlefield Vietnam, the critically acclaimed Battlefield franchise, including Battlefield 1942, Battlefield 1942: Road to Rome and Battlefield 1942: Secret Weapons of WWII, has sold three million units worldwide.

'Xtreeme Forces' - Screens

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 12:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The player starts of as a normal citizen in the society governed by the UCF. The "Freedom Front" offers the player a chance to join the group. The player can either join, or decline and join the UCF group. The player is then assigned the post of an army general, commanding a small army. From here, the story can go in any direction based on the way the player plays. Read more for some new screens ...

'Battlefield Vietnam' - Dedicated Win32/Linux Server Available NOW

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 11:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA has released the Windows version for Digital Illusions' Battlefield Vietnam dedicated Linux server. This package contains all the game executables, maps and doc files, will give people who want to host/run multiplayer games a chance to prepare their servers for the games launch. Also a new linux dedicated server version has been released, in full download or update from last version. Read more for details and download links ...

'Red Dead Revolver' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 10:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Red Dead Revolver is a blazing third person gun slinging action game, fueled by a revenge driven storyline punctuated with humor. The arcade style gameplay blends seamlessly with the elements of the Wild West era. Full motion capture cutscenes fuel the cinematic ambition of the game. Red Dead Revolver is in development for PS2 & Xbox, expected release date: Spring 2004. Read more for 30 new screens...

'Mercenaries' (PS2/Xbox) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 10:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

LucasArts officially announced today that it will deploy Mercenaries, an open-ended third person combat-action game this fall for the PlayStation 2 and the Xbox. Set in North Korea where a coup has plunged the troubled nation into chaos, an elite private military company has dispatched a lone mercenary to track down 52 fugitive members of the old hardliner regime --- before they can launch a nuclear attack.

'Pool Paradise' (NGC/PS2/PC) Goes Gold

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 10:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

As Archer Maclean's Pool Paradise heads to the duplicators for final mastering, publisher Ignition Entertainment can reveal that the game – already heralded as the best on PlayStation2 (Official PlayStation 2 Magazine preview, January 2004) – will be released on April 2nd 2004 at a mouth-watering recommended retail price of £19.99 for PlayStation 2, Game Cube and PC.

'The Chronicles of Ny' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 9:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Today ClownKeep announced that its current title, “The Chronicles of Ny”, will be produced in a series of episodic games. Each episode will entertain, thrill and leave the player excited about upcoming episodes that will continue the character they have developed. The games will be available for around $10 an episode and will present at least 10 to 15 hours of fantasy, role-playing adventure. Read more for details & screens...

'Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow' (GBA/Xbox/PC) Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 9:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Although already revealed several days ago, Ubisoft is proud to officially announce today that Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow has reached gold master status for the PC, Xbox, and Game Boy Advance and is expected to arrive on store shelves by March 26th for Xbox & Game Boy Advance and April 1st, on PC. Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow tells the conspiracy-ridden story of black ops agent Sam Fisher as he explores the shadowy world of international espionage.

'EverQuest' Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 9:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony Online Entertainment Inc. today begins celebrations in honor of the fifth year of EverQuest, North America's biggest massively multiplayer online (MMO) game. Since its launch on March 16, 1999, EverQuest and its expansions have sold over 2.5 million copies worldwide and continues to be one of the gaming industry's biggest and most influential titles. Translated into seven languages, with a global player base of more than 420,000 people, EverQuest is one of the largest and most dynamic online fantasy worlds ever created.